Baku White City won "The Best Masterplanning Award" of Cityscape Global 2011


1000 companies from 120 countries and 60,000 realtors participated at the international exhibition on real estate – the Cityscape Global 2011.  The projects of UAE (Traditional Suq in Shindagha, Dubai Municipality), Saudi Arabia (Capital Gate, Johnson-Marshall & Partners), Azerbaijan (Baku White City), India (D HOTEL, Sannjay Puri Architects Pvt Ltd) and China (Shijiazhuang International Convention & Exhibition Center, Woods Bagot) reached the final of the Cityscape Awards competition. 

The jury, composed of international experts in the field of architecture and urban design, recognized the Baku White City project to be the best masterplanning project. Among the exhibitors of the Cityscape Global were presented such famous projects of Dubai as Palm Jumeira - the biggest artificial island in the world, Burj Khalifa – the tallest skyscraper in the world, the Down Town complex, the concert complex of Saudi Arabia -Diplomatic Quarter, Creative Media Centre of China - Run Run Shaw, Singapore Fusionopolis, and others. 

The International exhibition - Cityscape Global 2011, held from 27 to 29 September in the DICEC exhibition center of Dubai and presenting the largest event in the field of real estate and investments, was officially opened by the ruler of Dubai emirate and Prime Minister of UAE - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktum. The ceremony of rewarding the Baku White City project was held the same evening at a gala dinner at the famous Madinat Jumeirah Hotel.

Baku White City urban develepoment project, which claims to be the new modern center of Baku, is carried out under the Decree of President Ilham Aliyev on approval of the "Plan of complex measures to improve the environmental situation in Azerbaijan Republic in 2006-2010", according to the order of the head of Executive Power of Baku -H. Abutalibov, issued in June 11, 2007 

Along with the Azerbaijani specialists such companies as “Atkins” (UK), "Foster + Partners" (UK), and “F + A Architects” were attracted to work on the Baku White City project.


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